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 This day in History - January 1
692 Historic Events for January 1
1876

Johan C Altorf, sculptor (October 3rd monument)

Birth
1877

England's Queen Victoria proclaimed empress of India

Event
1878

Francois Ambrosiny, French dancer/choreograph (L'oiseau enchant‚)

Birth
1878

Edwin Franko Goldman, composer

Birth
1879

Edward M Forster, England, novelist (Howards End, Passage to India)

Birth
1879

Emile Argand, Swiss geologist (Dekbladen Theory)

Birth
1879

Ernest Jones, British psychoanalyst (Life and Work of Sigmund Freud)

Birth
1879

William Fox, US film pioneer (Nickelodeon)

Birth
1879

John Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig

Event
1880

Edie Martin, London England, actress (Titfield Thunderbolt)

Birth
1880

Shalom Asch, Poland, yiddish writer (Motke Ganev)

Birth
1880

Building of Panama Canal, begins

Event
1881

Carry van Bridges, [de Haan], Dutch author (Heleen, Eva)

Birth
1881

Dr John H Watson is introduced to Sherlock Holmes

Event
1882

W C Wendelaar, mayor of Alkmaar (1919-34)/Dutch MP (VVD)

Birth
1883

Federigo Tozzi, Italian writer/journalist (La Torre, Tre Croci)

Birth
1883

[Hei]ko E Arnoldi, Dutch actor (3 Drops of Water)/theater director

Birth
1885

Roland Diggle, composer

Birth
1886

1st Tournament of Roses (Pasadena Calif)

Event
1887

Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence

Birth
1887

Johan Hendrik Koelman, portrait painter, dies at 66

Death
1889

Tom Dugan, Dublin Ireland, actor (Circus Clown, Drag, Skyway)

Birth
1889

Alexander Smallens, St Petersburg, Russia, conductor

Birth
1889

Tadeusz Jarecki, composer

Birth
1889

Charles Bickford, Cambridge Mass, actor (John-The Virginian)

Birth